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Francis was driven into town in a blue Fiat with the window rolled down, having said he would not travel in an armoured vehicle

The Pope is visiting the country only weeks after twin suicide attacks on Coptic churches

During a meeting with members of Catholic Action yesterday the Pope said there was a temptation to impose vocations on lay people

The reformist German party want sweeping changes. But can they win over the voters?

Egypt’s long Good Friday

The Pope is taking a risk by visiting Egypt, but he is going to the right place at the right time

The Pope’s delegate had earlier asked Fra’ Matthew Festing, former Grand Master, to stay away from the ballot

Christians should always live in hope, Pope Francis said during his weekly general audience

The request was sent by the order’s leadership in an email

The 2016 report also said Malteser International’s official policy was ‘inconsistent with Church teaching’

‘No one is an island,’ the Pope told the conference via a video message